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April 6, 2016
March 28, 2016
As the debate regarding a “living wage” looms large over the 2016 political season, California is set to become the first state to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour. For additional information, please read our client alert.
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March 7, 2016

On April 1, 2016 new regulations from California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council will become effective. These new regulations state that “[e]mployers have an affirmative duty to create a workplace environment that is free from employment practices prohibited by the Act,” and require changes in employment policies.

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February 10, 2016

Kutak Rock attorneys Michaelle Baumert and Christopher Bikus have published an article concerning the NLRB's Browning-Ferris decision.

February 1, 2016

On the seventh anniversary of his signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, President Obama announced proposed new EEO-1 reporting requirements for federal contractors and other employers with more than 100 workers. 

Client Alert
October 9, 2015

Kutak Rock attorneys Gigi O'Hara and Meaghan Gandy co-authored an article, “Mortgage Loan Officers: The Classification Debate Continues," in the September/October 2015 edition of Nebraska Banker magazine.

September 15, 2015
Kutak Rock Attorney Nick Batter Authored an Article for the August 2015 Edition of the Public Contract Law Journal.
August 27, 2015

Kutak Rock attorney Matthew Sgnilek co-authored the article “California Moves to Address Workplace Bullying” for the August 2015 edition of the Entertainment Human Resources Network.

July 8, 2015

On August 30, 2015, the Nebraska Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which amends the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, will go into effect.

The new law essentially requires employers to treat pregnancy-related limitations in the same manner as physical limitations stemming from disability. Requested reasonable accommodations are required unless they would impose an undue hardship on the employer. For more information, please read our client alert

July 2, 2015

On June 25, 2015, the EEOC issued updated enforcement guidelines regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Young v. United Parcel Services, Inc., 135 S. Ct. 1338 (2015). In Young, the Court declined to give special, controlling weight to the July 2014 EEOC guidelines, finding the guidance was inconsistent with the EEOC’s prior positions, and the EEOC did not explain the basis for the guidance. For additional information, please read our client alert.

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